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The following is a weekly report concerning construction and maintenance work on state highways within the Ohio Department of Transportation District 1 which includes the counties of Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Wyandot. This report is issued each week beginning in April and continues through November.
For the latest in statewide construction visit www.ohgo.com. Please contact us at 419-999-6803 with any information needs.
 
Construction and Maintenance Projects
Week of July 13, 2015

Allen County
 
Interstate 75 Reconstruction project For the most recent information concerning the Interstate 75 reconstruction project through Lima and Allen County please visit www.odotlima75.org.
 
Defiance County

U.S. 127 from just north of the village of Sherwood to Ohio 249 may experience lane restrictions throughout the week for crack sealing of the pavement. Work is being done by the Defiance County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 2/18/49 in the village of Hicksville which was previously slated for repairs and resurfacing will be postponed for several weeks. When the work restarts it will take place on Ohio 2 from its junction with Ohio 49 at the south edge of town to the south just outside of the village limits. On Ohio 49 work will occur from inside the village to the Williams County line, and on Ohio 18 from within the village to just outside the village limits. Work is being performed by Brooks Construction, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
 
Hancock County
 
Ohio 103 west of Mount Blanchard at the Ohio 67 and Ohio 103 junction to the Wyandot County line will experience single lane closures throughout the week for a chip seal project. Work is being done by the Hancock County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 15 from the Findlay airport to Ohio 37 eastbound and westbound will remain restricted through the end of summer for a resurfacing project. Work is being performed by the Shelly Company.
 
Ohio 37 between Ohio 15 and the Hardin County line will experience single lane closures throughout the week for a chip seal project. Work is being done by the Hancock County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 12 from Arcadia to the Seneca County line and Ohio 18 from Fostoria west to the Seneca County line will be restricted through the work zone for pavement repair and resurfacing which began June 1. The Ohio 613 portion of this project has been completed. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.
 
Ohio 15 northbound east of the U.S. 68 junction is one lane through the work zone for a roadside slide repair project which is expected to continue through July. Work is being performed by Sand Ridge Excavating, Cloverdale.
 
Interstate 75 in Wood and Hancock counties: Through 2016, southbound I-75 is reduced to two lanes from US 20 to I-475 in Perrysburg. Through November, from 8pm until 6am, single lane restrictions are possible on I-75 between the I-75/I-475 interchange in Perrysburg to CR 99 in Hancock County. Through 2016, 11-foot lane width restrictions are in place on I-75 between US 20 in Perrysburg to CR 99 in Hancock County.  Project complete: October 2017. All work is weather permitting.
 
Special events . . .
  • Effective Monday, April 27, through December, Township Road 101 in Hancock County, between CR 220 and TR 142, will be closed for bridge work on I-75

Hardin County

 
Ohio 81 from the Allen County line to Dunkirk will experience single lane closures throughout the week for the preparation for an upcoming chip seal project. Work is being done by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 273 west of Mount Victory before the Ohio 292 and Ohio 273 intersection at the railroad crossing will be closed for the day on July 10 for a railroad repair. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 292 and Ohio 31. Work is being done by CSX Railroad.
 
Ohio 701 between U.S. 68 and Township Road 105 closed July 6 and will remain closed for approximately 17 days for three culvert replacements. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 309 and U.S. 68. Work is being done by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage. 
 
Ohio 67 north of the village of Roundhead just east of Ohio 235 closed June 15 for approximately three months for a bridge repair project over the Scioto River. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 235, Ohio 309 and U.S. 68 back to Ohio 67. Work is being performed by Eagle Bridge Co., Sidney.
 
Ohio 81 at the west end of Ada will which was closed for a sanitary sewer installation on July 6 has reopened.
 
Paulding County
 
U.S. 127 between Garfield Avenue and Jackson Street in the village of Paulding closed April 13 for approximately eight months for a sewer separation project. The traffic detour for this closure has changed. Traffic will now be detoured onto Ohio 111, Ohio 637 and Ohio 114 back onto U.S. 127. Work is being performed by VTF Excavation, Celina.
 
Putnam County
 
Ohio 613 from Ohio 109 to west of Leipsic will be reduced to one lane throughout the week for pavement repair. Work will be done by the Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 108 between Ohio 15 and the Henry County line will be reduced to one lane throughout the week for pavement repair. Work will be done by the Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 190 on the south end of Fort Jennings has been closed indefinitely as of July 1 for an emergency culvert repair. Traffic is being detoured onto Ohio 189, Ohio 115 and U.S. 30.
 
Ohio 15 between Defiance County line and Ohio 108 will be reduced to one lane throughout the week for pavement repair. Work will be done by the Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 189 at the east edge of Ottoville closed May 27 for an emergency culvert repair. The road is closed for an indefinite amount of time. Traffic is being detoured onto Ohio 190, Ohio 634 and U.S. 224 back to Ohio 189.
 
Van Wert County
 
Ohio 697 west of Middle Point Wetzel Road, approximately five miles west of the city of Delphos, which closed June 8 will remain closed through the end of July to replace the bridge over the Auglaize River. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 116 to Ohio 81 to Ohio 66 back onto Ohio 697. Work is being done by Brumbaugh Construction, Inc., Arcanum.

Wyandot County
 
U.S. 23 northbound near the junction with Ohio 15 and Ohio 103 will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for the day on July 13 for pavement repair. Work is being performed by the Wyandot County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 67 between Township Highway 31 and County Highway 30 will be closed beginning August 3 for approximately five days for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 103 and Ohio 53. Work will be performed by the Wyandot County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 37 south of Ohio 53 will be closed beginning July 13 for approximately five days for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 53, Ohio 67, and Ohio 294. Work is being performed by the Wyandot County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
U.S. 23/30 northbound and southbound at Upper Sandusky is currently reduced to one lane through the work zone for bridge and pavement repair and resurfacing. On U.S. 23 the zone extends from south of Ohio 182 to just south of County Road 47, and on U.S. 30 from the U.S. 23 split to Township Highway 103. Work is being performed by Kokosing Construction, Columbus.
 
U.S. 23 southbound exit ramp to westbound U.S. 30 is now open.
 
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